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Kumra Lodge, Kelvedon Hatch

Guide Price £1,595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Georgian fronted family home
  • High ceilings, vast sash windows and character throughout
  • 5 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • 4 reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen, utility & cellar
  • Heated swimming pool, stables & garage block
  • Scope to create annexe & enlarge kitchen
  • Gated site, very private plot of 1.4 acres
  • Magical feature gardens with mature trees
  • Tennis lawn, productive kitchen garden
  • Convenient for Shenfield, M25, Epping, M11

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

'Kumra Lodge' has a rich history and is a handsome family home of much character and symmetry, with a Georgian fronted facade relieved by wide sash windows, all under a slate roof. This is a well presented home of good proportions, the property does not suffer the encumbrance of being listed and there is a very useful brick built stable block and garage which could be converted to annexe accommodation. A high and very dense boundary of rhododendron and camellias shield the house from the road which is located opposite Bentley Golf Course between Brentwood and Ongar and an electronically controlled gate provides access to this very private site. The house is surrounded by 1.4 acres of park like grounds and one of the finest gardens in the region, featuring a tennis lawn, a heated pool, and a bounty of planted walks, peaceful arbours and mature trees.

Accommodation comprises:
Kumra Lodge is approached through a pillared portico entrance and past a half glazed period front door.

Reception Hall
A fine reception hall of good proportions, with an elegant staircase rising to the first floor landing. A corridor proceeds from the hall to the rear of the house. The hall features a walk in cloaks cupboard, a cloakroom with wc and hand basin and steps down to the wine cellar.

Sitting Room 4.57m (15' 0") to bay x 4.52m (14' 10") max
A fine double aspect reception room with a vast sash window to the front aspect and a further sash window overlooking the terrace. There is a feature fireplace with a wooden surround and marble hearth. Radiator.

Drawing Room 5.00m (16' 5") into bay x 4.70m (15' 5") max
A fine double aspect reception room with large sash windows overlooking the front gardens. Handsome open fireplace with a marble hearth and feature Delft tiling. Radiator.

Study 3.23m (10' 7") x 2.97m (9' 9")
Featuring a sash window overlooking the front gardens, handsome fireplace with wooden surround, storage cupboards and shelving. Radiator & telephone points.

Dining Room 4.88m (16' 0") x 3.00m (9' 10")
A fine room for formal entertaining with twin sash windows overlooking the front garden. Folding 3/4 length glazed doors opening to the:

Conservatory 4.93m (16' 2") max x 3.12m (10' 3") max
A beautiful room to enjoy the garden, of a classical period design with 3/4 height double glazed panels on a rendered cavity. Double glazed roof with twin ventilation vents which open and sun blinds. French doors provide access into the garden.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 7.56m (24' 10") x 3.33m (10' 11") reducing to 2.13
Fitted with oak fronted base and eye level units, complemented by granite work surfaces. Franke stainless steel double bowl sink unit with filtered water tap. Appliances include double oven, four ring hob, deep fat fryer, dishwasher and extractor hood. There is tiling to the floor. The breakfasting area has space for a table. The kitchen can be enlarged by encompassing the rear lobby and utility room. Radiator.

Rear Lobby - with a walk in pantry and space for upright fridge freezer, door to gardens.

Utility room - Space & plumbing for washing machine, basin & drainer to side, units at base & eye level. Wall mounted boiler serving heating and hot water supply. .

Cloakroom - This is the second downstairs cloakroom and has a wall mounted hand basin & w.c.

Split level with a linen cupboard and period features.

Bedroom One 5.08m (16' 8") into bay x 3.78m (12' 5")
A fine double aspect master bedroom with views over the gardens. Smallbone fitted wardrobes and bedroom furniture.

En-Suite Bathroom
A white suite comprising of a large shower tray with body jets and multi head shower, a panelled spa bath, low level w.c, hand basin with marble surround and storage cupboard. Window provides natural light.

Bedroom Two 5.28m (17' 4") max x 4.62m (15' 2") max
An impressive double aspect guest bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and exposed cross trusses.

Bedroom Three 4.98m (16' 4") x 3.12m (10' 3")
Sash windows overlooking gardens.

Family Shower Room
Full body shower and steam room cubicle, low level w.c, bidet and wall mounted basin. Tiled walls and floor.

Bedroom Four 3.66m (12' 0") x 3.35m (11' 0")
Sash window overlooking gardens, pretty feature fireplace.

Bedroom Five 3.56m (11' 8") x 3.12m (10' 3")
Sash window providing garden views.

Family Bathroom
Panelled bath, shower cubicle with shower fitments, bidet, hand basin, low level w.c, tiled floor and walls, a window provides natural light.

Front Garden
Kumra Lodge is approached past wrought iron gates and over a shingle drive, flanked by high holly hedging. The driveway terminates and broadens into a courtyard in front of the house. This area provides hardstanding for numerous vehicles and enjoys a backdrop of feature shrubbery, stocked borders and mature trees. Behind the house and accessed from the courtyard drive are a range of brick built outbuildings including stables and garaging. To the east of the house is a vast sweeping lawn surrounded by high and very dense boundary of rhododendron and camellias, which provide privacy and shield the house from the road.

Double Garage
With up & over electronically controlled garage door, power and light.

Stable Block
Formerly 2 stables, one is presently used as a garden store and measures 12' 5 x 14 '8 and the other stable houses the filtration plant for the swimming pool, power and light connected. To the rear of the stable block is the heat pump for the swimming pool.

The stable block combined with the double garage provides the space and square footage to create an independent annexe, planning guidance and permission should be sought.

Garden Room
Attached to the rear of the stable block and of a conservatory style construction. Glazed panels and doors overlook the swimming pool. The structure incorporates a changing room with a shower cubicle, low level w.c and hand basin.

Swimming Pool
The swimming pool is heated and has a Roman end. The pool is surrounded by paved slabs and there is an electric shutter cover as well as sprung cover providing safety and heat conservation.

Rear Garden
The house stands in beautiful gardens of 1.4 acres. The grounds are glorious and completely private. There is something here for everyone and for all ages. Immediately abutting the rear of the house is a brick paved terrace which leads to the swimming pool. A vast backdrop of mature and specimen trees provide shade over the extensive sweeping lawns, dense planted walks and arbours. There is a productive kitchen garden, a tennis lawn and a greenhouse. The gardens boast a huge variety of established vegetation, appealing to the both the avid horticulturist and the novice, who just want their family to enjoy a very special garden.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 April 2017


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